COVID-19 update for CQH members

Posted by Alex Griffin on March 26, 2020

Yesterday CHQ management met with all health unions about COVID-19 and how they are going to respond to the pandemic locally.

DESBT Update: Increment pay point disputes

Posted by Sean Waugh on March 25, 2020

With the focus quite rightly being on making sure everyone is safe and well, we still need to be vigilant on other workplace issues to ensure all union members rights are being addressed.

Update for Mackay HHS

Posted by Ashleigh Saunders on March 25, 2020

Yesterday Heather Hayes and your delegates attended the Mackay HHS consultative forum. At this forum we raised a number of concerns from our members and we were provided a brief update by Management on COVID 19. 

CQ Child Safety - RCC report back teleconference - Thurs 26 Mar

Posted by Allison Finley-Bissett on March 25, 2020

There is a regional consultative committee on today (Wednesday) with the Executive Director Central Region Michael Shearer.

Qantas – It's time to pay our outstanding bonuses

Posted by Megan Denny on March 25, 2020

Yesterday the ASU sent a letter to Qantas CEO Alan Joyce calling for the payment of the outstanding bonuses that were promised to ASU covered staff at Qantas Airways and Eastern Australian Airlines in 2018. These bonuses were frozen pending finalisation of our next rounds of bargaining which are due this year but are unlikely to be able to be completed any time soon because of the devastating effect that the Coronavirus crisis is having on the aviation industry and our economy generally.

QML's plans for COVID-19

Posted by Megan Denny on March 25, 2020

Your union office has been proactive in seeking information from QML about their plans for addressing the COVID-19 virus.

Working from home arrangements in eHealth

Posted by Heather Hayes on March 25, 2020

Over the past weeks there have been a number of enquiries from members about working from home. Specifically, members are very concerned that working from home initiatives were not being implemented in their workplace. To rectify the issue, your union has asked that Damian Green DDG Chief Health Information Office and eHealth send out a correspondence to all staff to give clear instructions on working from home. Your union also understands that Damian Green has given clear instruction to the leadership team to ensure that working from home is implemented wherever possible. 

Urgent Mater update: Vote NO

Posted by Megan Denny on March 25, 2020

This is a message from your delegates.  Please ensure that each of you as members forwards it onto other HP/Allied Health staff in your area.

Important Advice for members in Education – Workers and COVID-19

Posted by Kate Flanders on March 25, 2020

Today we are all in it together as we seek clarity on how announcements last night impact on your work today. We know it’s a worrying time, and that you are all doing your best to support each other and your community.

Your rights at Uniting Care Health

Posted by Megan Denny on March 24, 2020

Your union office has been proactive in seeking information from Uniting Care Health about their plans for addressing the COVID-19 virus. It is important that in these times members are aware of their entitlements and responsibilities within the workplace. You can see:

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